Robert Lewis was a 19-year employee.
The company and local officials have not released the identity of the man.
Approximately 2,200 lbs of Avanza Pasta products were manufactured without FSIS approval.
The company announced promotions for several longtime Cargill executives.
The company plans to initially invest $42 million in the South Carolina facility and add 330 jobs.
Thirty Republicans supported the legislation.
A federal judge in Illinois granted preliminary approval of the deal.
The company plans to add a second shift after a $100M investment.
The sausage maker's iconic reds and whites have become Rochester mainstays.
The $70 million facility will produce sustainable chicken byproduct ingredients for the industry.